Tax and sustainability [VIDEO]

Tax and sustainability [VIDEO]

Ernst & Young´s Josephine Bush and James Close share their insights on the role and impact that tax is having on corporate sustainability.

Tracing the origins of sustainability

Tracing the origins of sustainability

Although the sustainability movement has only gathered significant momentum in recent decades, its history can be traced back further than most executives realize.

A sporting approach to sustainability

A sporting approach to sustainability

Masato Mizuno, Chairman of the Japanese sports manufacturer Mizuno Corporation, is strongly committed to environmental protection – in sports as well as in business.

The role of tax in tackling climate change [VIDEO]

The role of tax in tackling climate change [VIDEO]

ANIMATION: Tax is now forming an increasingly important part of international efforts toward more sustainable business practices.

Shaping Spain’s green energy policy

Shaping Spain’s green energy policy

Teresa Ribera Rodríguez, the Spanish Secretary for Climate Change, on the importance of an energy policy incorporating a strong commitment to smart energy use.

Sustainable sources for supplies result in high yields

Sustainable sources for supplies result in high yields

Sourcing strategies that minimize the environmental and social impact on communities and ecosystems are becoming increasingly widespread.

Higher oil prices spur production of renewable energy sources

Higher oil prices spur production of renewable energy sources

Alternative energies and clean technology have seen a boom in spending over the past decade. Although much more is needed in the future, the sector is gathering momentum.

The search for a global, legally binding climate change agreement

The search for a global, legally binding climate change agreement

In fact, it looks increasingly likely that there will be no legally binding replacement for Kyoto by the time it expires.

The missing pieces: feed-in tariffs and the price of carbon

The missing pieces: feed-in tariffs and the price of carbon

Continued uncertainty over feed-in tariffs and the price of carbon may be slowing investment in renewable energy projects, as investors await greater clarity.

Water: the next competitive battleground

Water: the next competitive battleground

In the coming decade, water scarcity will drive firms to rethink their operations and supply chains, and force countries to consider how they compete.

Sustainability and stakeholder relationships

Sustainability and stakeholder relationships

The days when companies could focus exclusively on the needs of investors are numbered. In a sustainability context, companies must strike a more careful balance between the expectations of a broad range of stakeholders.

The greening of fiscal policy

The greening of fiscal policy

Around the world, governments are applying a broad range of taxes and incentives to encourage changes in corporate behavior.

Sustainability takes on central role in business strategy

Sustainability takes on central role in business strategy

Sustainability is a key strategic imperative and a potential source of competitive advantage.

Textile manufacturers answer the call for greener jeans

Textile manufacturers answer the call for greener jeans

Fashion firms like Pepe Jeans are changing their methods of production to better address the environmental concerns of customers.

Sustainability is alive and well at Dachser

Sustainability is alive and well at Dachser

Bernhard Simon, CEO of international logistics firm Dachser, tells T Magazine how the company combines environmental awareness with a focus on economic and social goals.

New role for tax directors to take on sustainability

New role for tax directors to take on sustainability

Cleantech is often seen as the next frontier for cost reductions and revenue growth. Key is ensuring tax directors and CFOs fully understand these potential opportunities and impacts.

Sustainability reporting comes of age

Sustainability reporting comes of age

In the face of mounting pressure to be transparent, a growing number of companies are choosing to report on sustainability. Data-rich reports can help firms improve stakeholder trust and increase operational efficiency.

Tax as a catalyst for a more sustainable future

Tax as a catalyst for a more sustainable future

Sustainability has moved from being a “nice to have” to a “must have” for today’s business leaders. There is now a recognition that sustainability is not just good for reputation; it is also good for business.

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